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Solve the radical equation.

sqrt(x+3)-1=x

 Dec 24, 2019
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sqrt(x+3)-1=x

SQRT(X+3) = X+1     SQUARE BOTH SIDES

x+3 = x^2 + 2x + 1    gather like terms

x^2 + x -2 = 0

(x+2)(x-1) = 0     so x = -2 or +1   -2 does not work -throw out   

 Dec 24, 2019

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